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Science Inside Earth Terms
Plate
Scientific Theory
Plate Tectonic Theory
Fault
The lithosphere broken into separate sections.
Well tested concepts that explains a wide range of observatio…
Geological theory that states the pieces of lithosphere are i…
Where the rock breaks and moves along a crack in the Earth's…
Plate
The lithosphere broken into separate sections.
Scientific Theory
Well tested concepts that explains a wide range of observatio…
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EARTH SCIENCE: INSIDE THE EARTH
COMPOSITION
PRESSURE
CRUST
CONTINENTAL CRUST
* what something is made of... * earth's layers are made of many…
* force pushing on a surface or area... * increases the deeper y…
* outermost layer... * includes rocks, mountains, soil & water... *…
* thickest... * made of granite... * not as dense as oceanic crust
COMPOSITION
* what something is made of... * earth's layers are made of many…
PRESSURE
* force pushing on a surface or area... * increases the deeper y…
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Science Inside Earth Vocab
Theory of Tectonic Plates
Tectonic Plates
Earthquake
Seismic Waves
The Earth's crust is made up of segments that are moving.
Segments on Earth's crust that are moving.
When two or more tectonic plates collide and shake the ground.
A release of energy from when tectonic plates move and collid…
Theory of Tectonic Plates
The Earth's crust is made up of segments that are moving.
Tectonic Plates
Segments on Earth's crust that are moving.
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Earth Science: Inside Earth
seismic waves
crust
upper mantle
lithosphere
Vibrations that travel through Earth
Earth's outermost layer.
Layer of the earth below the Earth's crust
A layer of relatively cool, rigid rock that includes the uppe…
seismic waves
Vibrations that travel through Earth
crust
Earth's outermost layer.
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Science Inside Earth Chapter1 Section 2
heat transfer
convection
radiation
density
the movement of energy from a warmer object to a cooler object
Heat transferred by the movement of fluids-liquids and gases
Heat transfer through empty space
A measure of how much mass is contained in a given volume.
heat transfer
the movement of energy from a warmer object to a cooler object
convection
Heat transferred by the movement of fluids-liquids and gases
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Science Unit-Inside Earth
a
d
c
a
Forces that shape Earth's surface by building up mountains an…
How do geologists observe Earth's interior?... a. by studying co…
What is the correct order (starting from the surface) of Eart…
Earth's inner core is...... a. a dense ball of solid metal.... b. a…
a
Forces that shape Earth's surface by building up mountains an…
d
How do geologists observe Earth's interior?... a. by studying co…
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Science Vocab - Inside Earth
Heat Transfer
Convection
Conduction
Radiation
The movement of energy from a warmer object to a cooler one
The transfer of heat by the movement of a fluid
The transfer of heat between materials that are touching
The transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves
Heat Transfer
The movement of energy from a warmer object to a cooler one
Convection
The transfer of heat by the movement of a fluid
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Science - Inside Earth Vocabulary Essentials
pressure
crust
basalt
granite
This increases as you go deeper into the core.
This is the name of the Earth's outer layer. It is Earth's ro…
It is a dark, dense rock found at the bottom of the ocean flo…
This is a light coloured rock found in the Earth's crust.
pressure
This increases as you go deeper into the core.
crust
This is the name of the Earth's outer layer. It is Earth's ro…
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Science Midterm- Inside Earth
geologist
rock
geology
constructive forces
scientist who studies forces that make and shape the planet
the material that forms Earth's hard surface; direct evidence…
the study of the planet Earth
forces that shape the Earth's surface by building up mountain…
geologist
scientist who studies forces that make and shape the planet
rock
the material that forms Earth's hard surface; direct evidence…
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Science: Inside the Earth (Layers of the Earth)
lithosphere
athenosphere
mantle
crust
The crust and the top part of the mantle
The layer of hot melted rock under the lithosphere. It is par…
The largest layer of the earth. It is under the crust.
The smallest layer of the earth. It is the where we live.
lithosphere
The crust and the top part of the mantle
athenosphere
The layer of hot melted rock under the lithosphere. It is par…
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SCIENCE VOCAB INSIDE EARTH
Lithosphere
asthenosphere
seismic waves
subduction
a rigid layer made up of the uppermost part of the mantle and…
the soft layer of the mantle on which the lithosphere floats
vibrations that travel through Earth carrying energy that is…
the process by which oceanic crust sinks beneath a deep ocean…
Lithosphere
a rigid layer made up of the uppermost part of the mantle and…
asthenosphere
the soft layer of the mantle on which the lithosphere floats
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Science: Inside Earth Terms: Section 1
Seismic Waves
Lithosphere
Radiation
Convection Current
Vibrations that travel through Earth carrying the energy rele…
A rigid layer made up of the uppermost part of the mantle and…
The transfer of energy through space.
The movement of a fluid, caused by differences in temperature…
Seismic Waves
Vibrations that travel through Earth carrying the energy rele…
Lithosphere
A rigid layer made up of the uppermost part of the mantle and…
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science INSIDE EARTH vocabulary
geologist
lithosphere
rock
geology
a scientist who studies the forests that make the shape of pl…
a ridged layer made up or the uppermost part of the mantle an…
the material that forms Earth's hard surface
the study of the plant Earth
geologist
a scientist who studies the forests that make the shape of pl…
lithosphere
a ridged layer made up or the uppermost part of the mantle an…
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EARTH SCIENCE: INSIDE THE EARTH
COMPOSITION
PRESSURE
CRUST
CONTINENTAL CRUST
* what something is made of... * earth's layers are made of many…
* force pushing on a surface or area... * increases the deeper y…
* outermost layer... * includes rocks, mountains, soil & water... *…
* thickest... * made of granite... * not as dense as oceanic crust
COMPOSITION
* what something is made of... * earth's layers are made of many…
PRESSURE
* force pushing on a surface or area... * increases the deeper y…
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Science-inside Earth chapter 2 key terms
Stress
Tension
Compression
Shearing
Force acts on rock to change its shape or volume
This stress force pulls on the crust stretching rocks up beco…
This stress force squeezes rock until a rock folds or breaks
Stress that pushes a mass of rock in two opposite directions
Stress
Force acts on rock to change its shape or volume
Tension
This stress force pulls on the crust stretching rocks up beco…
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Science-HALL- Inside Earth
core
mantle
continental crust
crust
forms at the center of the earth
made of hot solid rock
thicker then oceanic crust, made of igneous, metamorphic and…
thin, brittle outer shell made of rock
core
forms at the center of the earth
mantle
made of hot solid rock
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Delta Science- Inside Earth
volcano
vent
magma
lava
mountain that forms around a vent where magma escapes to Eart…
opening in Earth's surface through which lava can flow
melted rock formed inside Earth
magma that reaches the Earth's surface
volcano
mountain that forms around a vent where magma escapes to Eart…
vent
opening in Earth's surface through which lava can flow
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Science inside earth
organism
species
population
community
a living thing
a group of organisms that are physically similar. They can ma…
all of the members of one speices of one area
the different populations that live together in an area
organism
a living thing
species
a group of organisms that are physically similar. They can ma…
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Science: Earth inside-out
Two Types of Crust
Deepest Humans have been
4 main layers
Crust
Oceanic and Continental
5 or 6 Miles
Crust, Mantle, Outer Core, Inner Core
Oxygen, Silicon, Aluminum, Iron, Calcium, Sodium, Potassium,…
Two Types of Crust
Oceanic and Continental
Deepest Humans have been
5 or 6 Miles
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science terms for chapter 2 of inside earth
earthquake
stress
shearing
tension
the shaking that results from the movement of rock beneath ea…
a force that acts on rock to change its shape or volume
stress that pushes a mass of rock in opposite direction
stress that stretches rock so that it becomes thinner in the…
earthquake
the shaking that results from the movement of rock beneath ea…
stress
a force that acts on rock to change its shape or volume
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Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 2: Earthquakes
liquefaction
aftershock
tsunami
base isolation
-earthquake shaking turns loose soil into liquid mud... -Can cau…
an earthquake that occurs after a larger earthquake in the sa…
large wave produced by an underground earthquake (as waves re…
shock absorbers under buildings help reduce amount of energy…
liquefaction
-earthquake shaking turns loose soil into liquid mud... -Can cau…
aftershock
an earthquake that occurs after a larger earthquake in the sa…
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Inside Earth Science Vocabulary
rock-forming mineral
grains
texture
igneous rock
one of the common minerals that makes up most of the Earth's…
the particles of minerals or other rocks that give a rock its…
the look and feel of a rock's surface, determined by the size…
a type of rock that forms from the cooling of molten rock at…
rock-forming mineral
one of the common minerals that makes up most of the Earth's…
grains
the particles of minerals or other rocks that give a rock its…
Inside Earth Vocab (science)
Asthenosphere
Convection cell
Continental crust
Core
The inner layer based on physical properties, also in the upp…
The motion of the rising warm material and the sinking coolin…
Much thicker than oceanic crust. Igneous, metamorphic, and se…
The center of the Earth, made of iron. The outer core is liqu…
Asthenosphere
The inner layer based on physical properties, also in the upp…
Convection cell
The motion of the rising warm material and the sinking coolin…
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Science: Inside Earth
Athenosphere
Convection Cell
Continental Crust
Core
Below the lithosphere in the upper mantle
The rising and sinking of mantle material of different tempat…
A much thicker crust made up of the three major rocks
The metal dense iron that forms the center of the earth
Athenosphere
Below the lithosphere in the upper mantle
Convection Cell
The rising and sinking of mantle material of different tempat…
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Science "Inside Earth"- Vocabulary
Rock Forming Mineral
Grains
Texture
Igneous Rock
One of the common minerals that make up most of the rocks of…
The particles of minerals or other rocks that give a rock its…
The look and feel of a rock's surface, determined by the size…
A rock that forms from the cooling of molten rock at or below…
Rock Forming Mineral
One of the common minerals that make up most of the rocks of…
Grains
The particles of minerals or other rocks that give a rock its…
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Science: Inside the Earth/ layers of the Earth
How many layers of the Earth are there?
What is the crust?
What is the mantle?
What is the core?
Three main layers: the crust, mantle, and core. But the core…
The layer of the Earth that is the thinnest, is less than 1%…
The layer of the Earth that is the largest, and which takes u…
The layer of the Earth that is in the center, 33% of the Eart…
How many layers of the Earth are there?
Three main layers: the crust, mantle, and core. But the core…
What is the crust?
The layer of the Earth that is the thinnest, is less than 1%…
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science INSIDE EARTH questions
Curst that forms the continents is cal…
What is continent crust made of ?
What is lithosphere?
What does lithos mean?
Continental crust
consist mainly of light colored less dense rock called mantle
the rigid layer consisting of the uppermost part of the mantl…
stone
Curst that forms the continents is cal…
Continental crust
What is continent crust made of ?
consist mainly of light colored less dense rock called mantle
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Science Vocab - Inside Earth
Rock forming mineral
Grains
Texture
Igneous rock
One of the common minerals that make up most of the rocks of…
The particles of minerals or other rocks that give a rock it'…
The look and feel of a rocks surface determined by the size,…
A type of rock that forms from the cooling of molten rock at…
Rock forming mineral
One of the common minerals that make up most of the rocks of…
Grains
The particles of minerals or other rocks that give a rock it'…
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Science Inside Earth Ch.3 Section 1
volcano
magma
lava
Ring of Fire
A weak spot in the crust where magma has come to the surface.
A molten mixture of rock-forming substances, gases, and water…
Liquid magma that reaches the surface; also the rock formed w…
A major belt of volcanoes that rims the Pacific Ocean
volcano
A weak spot in the crust where magma has come to the surface.
magma
A molten mixture of rock-forming substances, gases, and water…
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inside earth- science vocab
rock forming mineral
grains
texture
igneous rock
the 20 minerals that make up most rocks on the earths crust e…
particles of minerals or other rocks ; fine-grain, coarse-gra…
the look and feel of the rock's surface
forms when magma or lava cools and hardens ... ex. rhyolite, reg…
rock forming mineral
the 20 minerals that make up most rocks on the earths crust e…
grains
particles of minerals or other rocks ; fine-grain, coarse-gra…
14 terms
Science Vocab - Inside Earth
rock-forming minerals
grains
texture
igneous rock
minerals that make up the earth's crust
particles of minerals or other rocks that make up most rocks
the look and feel of a rock's surface
forms from cooling of lava
rock-forming minerals
minerals that make up the earth's crust
grains
particles of minerals or other rocks that make up most rocks
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Science inside earth
Mantel
Asthenosphere
Lithosphere
Convection cell
The region of the interior of the earth between the core and…
Layer of the earths upper mantle, beneath the lithosphere and…
Solid part of the earths surface. The outer part of the earth…
A self contained convective zone in a fluid in which upward m…
Mantel
The region of the interior of the earth between the core and…
Asthenosphere
Layer of the earths upper mantle, beneath the lithosphere and…
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Science Inside Earth Vocab
Geology
Seismic Wave
Constructive Force
Destructive Force
The study of Planet Earth.
A vibration that travels through Earth carrying the energy re…
A force that builds up mountains and land masses on Earth's s…
A force that slowly wears away mountains and other features o…
Geology
The study of Planet Earth.
Seismic Wave
A vibration that travels through Earth carrying the energy re…
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Science-Inside Earth
Lithosphere
Plates
Sonar
Asthenosphere
The uppermost part of the mantle and the crust put together (…
The sections that the lithosphere is broken into
A device that bounces sound waves off underwater objects and…
It is less rigid than the lithosphere, part of the mantle, an…
Lithosphere
The uppermost part of the mantle and the crust put together (…
Plates
The sections that the lithosphere is broken into
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NESA 8th Earth Science - Inside Earth
core
crust
mantle
magnetic field
the innermost layer of Earth, located beneath the mantle
the thin, rocky outer layer of Earth, above the mantle
the layer of rock between Earth's crust and core
a region where a magnetic force can be detected
core
the innermost layer of Earth, located beneath the mantle
crust
the thin, rocky outer layer of Earth, above the mantle
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Science: Inside of the earth
Rock
Geology
Constructive Force
Destructive Force
A solid material; can be made up of minerals fossils or organ…
the study of rocks
Processes that help to build up earth
Processes that bring down the earth
Rock
A solid material; can be made up of minerals fossils or organ…
Geology
the study of rocks
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Science Unit-Inside Earth
a
d
c
a
Forces that shape Earth's surface by building up mountains an…
How do geologists observe Earth's interior?... a. by studying co…
What is the correct order (starting from the surface) of Eart…
Earth's inner core is...... a. a dense ball of solid metal.... b. a…
a
Forces that shape Earth's surface by building up mountains an…
d
How do geologists observe Earth's interior?... a. by studying co…
18 terms
Science: inside of the earth
This is the top layer of the Earth3
The layer next to the top layer1
The layer next to the mantle5
The layer next to the outer core6
Crust3
Mantle1
Outer core5
Inner core6
This is the top layer of the Earth3
Crust3
The layer next to the top layer1
Mantle1
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Science Inside Earth Test
Constructive force
Name the layers of the Earth's interior
Destructive force
Facts about the inner core
A force that builds up mountains and landmasses on Earth's su…
Inner core, mantle, crust, outer core, lithosphere, asthenosp…
A force that slowly wears away mountains and other features o…
highest temperature, highest pressure, solid
Constructive force
A force that builds up mountains and landmasses on Earth's su…
Name the layers of the Earth's interior
Inner core, mantle, crust, outer core, lithosphere, asthenosp…
17 terms
Science - Inside the Restless Earth
Seismology
Seismic Waves
Body Waves
P Waves
Study of Earthquakes
Waves of energy that travel through the Earth
P & S Waves
Travel through solids liquids and gasses.... - Fastest Seismic W…
Seismology
Study of Earthquakes
Seismic Waves
Waves of energy that travel through the Earth
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Science Inside Earth Ch.2 Sec.2
focus
epicenter
seismic waves
P waves
The point beneath Earth's surface where rock breaks under str…
Point on Earth's surface directly above an earthquake's focus
vibrations that travel through Earth carrying the energy rele…
A type of seismic wave that compresses and expands the ground
focus
The point beneath Earth's surface where rock breaks under str…
epicenter
Point on Earth's surface directly above an earthquake's focus
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Science-Inside Earth Ch.1 Sec.1
geologist
rock
geology
constructive force
a scientist who studies the forces that make and shape planet…
The material that forms Earth's hard surface
Study of Earth
a force that builds up mountains and landmasses on Earth's su…
geologist
a scientist who studies the forces that make and shape planet…
rock
The material that forms Earth's hard surface
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Science - Inside Earth Test
What is the indirect evidence of the l…
What is the direct evidence of the lay…
What do we do know about the crust?
What do we know about the mantle?
Seismic Waves
Rock Samples
We live on it, it is solid, and it is around 5-70 km thick
It is the biggest layer, it is solid, and it is around 2,867…
What is the indirect evidence of the l…
Seismic Waves
What is the direct evidence of the lay…
Rock Samples
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Science inside earth
Which layer has convection currents in…
Which two layers hav iron and nickel i…
The transfer of heat within fluids is…
The transfer of heat through space is…
Athenopshere
Outer and inner core
Convection
Radiation
Which layer has convection currents in…
Athenopshere
Which two layers hav iron and nickel i…
Outer and inner core
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Earth Science Chapter 7: Heat Inside Earth
seismic waves
seismologist
P-waves
S-waves
Vibrations that travel through Earth
A scientist who studies earthquakes
Seismic waves that move with a forward and backward motion an…
Seismic waves that move with a side to side motion and are sl…
seismic waves
Vibrations that travel through Earth
seismologist
A scientist who studies earthquakes
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Science Inside Earth Ch.1 Sec.5
plates
Scientific theory
plate tectonics
fault
Earth's lithosphere is broken into separate sections
A well tested concept that explains a wide range of observati…
The theory that pieces of Earth's lithosphere are in constant…
A crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement…
plates
Earth's lithosphere is broken into separate sections
Scientific theory
A well tested concept that explains a wide range of observati…
Science - Inside Earth
rock forming minerals
grains
texture
igneous rock
common minerals which makeup most of the Earth's crust
particles of minerals/rocks that give rock texture
look and feel of rock's surface
type of rock which is formed from cooling of magma/lava
rock forming minerals
common minerals which makeup most of the Earth's crust
grains
particles of minerals/rocks that give rock texture
36 terms
6th Grade Science - Inside the Earth
What is the study of planet earth?
What is the material that forms earth'…
What is the name of a scientist who st…
What is a force that builds up mountai…
geology
rock
geologist
constructive force
What is the study of planet earth?
geology
What is the material that forms earth'…
rock
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Science Inside Earth Ch.1 Sec. 4
mid-ocean ridge
deep-ocean trench
sonar
sea-floor spreading
Chain of underwater mountains.
deep underwater canyons where the oceanic crust bends downward
A device that determines the distance of an object under wate…
The process by which molten material adds new oceanic crust t…
mid-ocean ridge
Chain of underwater mountains.
deep-ocean trench
deep underwater canyons where the oceanic crust bends downward
24 terms
Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 2: Earthquakes
liquefaction
aftershock
tsunami
earthquake
-earthquake shaking turns loose soil into liquid mud... -Can cau…
an earthquake that occurs after a larger earthquake in the sa…
large wave produced by an underground earthquake (as waves re…
shaking that results from the movement of rock beneath the Ea…
liquefaction
-earthquake shaking turns loose soil into liquid mud... -Can cau…
aftershock
an earthquake that occurs after a larger earthquake in the sa…
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